Iteration I77

Iteration 77 will run from June 30th until July 22nd. Work undertaken includes:

summary

type

priority

milestone

storypoints

status

eCal: Course sets missing from programs on /study/2016-2017

bug

highest

E-calendar 7.3

2

closed

db servers over capacity

bug

highest

3

closed

Translation of block titles and block content unavailable

enhancement/new feature

high

Translation 7.1

3

closed

migrate /channels to D7

bug

high

D7 – Data Migration

3

backlog

Replace Study top search bar – currently presenting error

bug

high

E-Calendar 7.2

1

closed

[Events] Attachment titles

enhancement/new feature

high

Events display 7.1

1

closed

Nursing program content missing from eCal 2016-2017

support task

high

E-calendar 7.3

2

closed

Adjust placement of blue line in org chart

enhancement/new feature

high

Custom modules 7.1

1

closed

Important Dates filters fail for Term and Faculty/School

bug

high

Custom modules 7.1

1

closed

List block: Allow site managers to select files from the Library for Documents

bug

medium

Block templates

2

closed

Dashboard: Intial setup

enhancement/new feature

medium

Dashboard 1.0

2

closed

Dashboard: Site analytics

enhancement/new feature

medium

Dashboard 1.0

3

closed

Statement blocks mis-aligned when title field previously populated

bug

medium

Block templates

1

removed

Map LDAP for new AD group to /mpcl

support task

medium

Site Management 7.1

2

closed

Campaign tracker code inaccessible to anonymous users

bug

medium

Blocks & Slideshows 7.1

1

closed

List Block: full-width blocks display body content below image

bug

medium

Block templates

2

closed

Overlapping Statement blocks on french pages

bug

low

Block templates

0.5

closed

Re-style ‘Notes from the Lab’ section on the /headway home page

enhancement/new feature

low

WordPress 3.0

2

removed

 

 

Stick to it!

You can now choose which news and events your site visitors view first with “Sticky to the top of lists”. This useful feature was activated for channel event items earlier this year and is now available for news items, too!

To make new channel news and events items “sticky”, be sure to check the “Sticky at the top of lists” checkbox (found on the Publishing options” tab). You can also edit an existing channels item to activate or deactivate “Sticky at the top of lists”.

Once the item is made sticky, it will remain at the top of the list in your channels blocks, even when new items are created.

Related links:

“Sticky at the top of lists” in action

In the example below, the item at the top of the list, dated April 21, remains at the top while more recently created events appear underneath.

Channels block example

Breaking news about links in the WMS

By popular request, WMS site managers and editors can now create links to anchor tags in tabs and accordions.

In the example below, a site visitor who clicks a link to the appropriate anchor tag, will find the tabs displayed and the third tab open when the page loads.

Link to tabs example

And in the example below, a site visitor who clicks a link to the appropriate anchor tag, will find the accordion displayed and the third accordion open when the page loads.

Link to accordions example

Find out how to create links to anchor tags in tabs and accordions in the IT Knowledge Base.

3 great WMS web page layouts

The new template blocks — Call to action block, List block and Statement block — have begun popping up on a number of McGill sites. Get inspired by these exciting web page layouts recently created by a our intrepid site managers/beta testers using the new blocks.

Law home page

Law homepage

The dynamic new layout of the Faculty of Law home page features engaging Statement blocks that draw site visitors’ attention to the Faculty’s top news and initiatives. The new Twitter block also makes an appearance alongside News and Events channel blocks.

newsroom-home-small

Newsroom homepage

When the Media Relations Office decided to spruce up McGill’s Newsroom home page, they really went to town! The new Newsroom home page is full of colourful, compelling Statement and Call to action blocks that draw visitors attention to McGill’s breaking headlines and recent publications.

Note: As with any web page, it is important to keep page load times within acceptable limits. Exercise caution when deciding on the the number and size of the image files displayed on a page.

TISED home page

TISED webpage

The excellent Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design website now sports new template blocks on a number of it’s pages. The new TISED Education web page makes a big splash with 4 simple blocks that drive home some of the Institute’s key messages.

Learn more about the new blocks:

 

Iteration 76

Iteration 76 will run from June 7th until June 29th. Work undertaken includes:

summary

priority

type

milestone

pts

status

Code review on UGA

highest

support task

3rd Party Integration 7.1

1

Backlog

Evaluate Jira

highest

support task

Infrastructure 7.1

2

Closed

SCS Usability Testing (June 2016)

highest

support task

UX 7.1

2

Removed

[Events Calendar] As a visitor I can easily view ongoing, upcoming and today event.

high

enhancement/new feature

Events display 7.1

3

assigned

WP Development instances on trunk : Devs can’t sign in

high

support task

Infrastructure 7.1

3

assigned

[Hub] Performance on channels service feeds

high

support task

Channels 7.1

2

Bigger than planed

Add security numbers to EHS lab card poster

high

support task

Custom modules 7.1

1

Closed

Administrator roles for masquerade are not consistent

high

bug

Infrastructure 7.1

2

Bigger than planned

Create QA site to test Solr integration for Destiny One/SCS

high

support task

3rd Party Integration 7.1

0.5

Closed

Enable mcgill_layout_blocks on new WMS sites

high

bug

Block templates

0.5

Removed

Enable People Pages Importer on /economics

high

support task

Custom modules 7.1

0.5

closed

Enable People Pages Importer on /hr

high

bug

Custom modules 7.1

0.5

closed

[Music Calendar] local event data displayed

medium

enhancement/new feature

Events display 7.1

2

Closed

[Events Calendar] views styling

medium

enhancement/new feature

Events display 7.1

2

Backlog

[Hub] Memory errors in migration

medium

bug

Channels 7.1

closed

Link to content in accordions

medium

enhancement/new feature

Site Management 7.1

2

Closed

Limit upload of data heavy images for layout blocks

medium

bug

Block templates

0.5

Closed

Change homepage title from “Home Page | McGill University” to “McGill University”

low

enhancement/new feature

Search 7.2

1

Closed

Overlapping Statement blocks on french pages

low

bug

Block templates

0.5

Removed

[Events] Attachment titles

low

enhancement/new feature

Events display 7.1

1

Removed

 

 

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